I’m posting this on Monday, September 7, 2009, even though I know a good number of my readers are still on their long weekend. You’ll probably be back tonight, unless you’re like me and try to take an extra day around the three-day weekends to extend them. (That’s back when I had a job, though.) So here’s a welcome home just in case you’re not doing anything today and want something to read.
Since it’s sort of a throw-away post, I’ll keep it simple. How’d your weekend go? Did you get the things done you’d planned on? Did your plans go as well and smoothly as you wanted? (I hope so!) Did you have a barbecue over the weekend, or are you having one today?
Our family, the Darcs I mean, doesn’t have any celebratory traditions we can think of, and most of the time we’re struggling for one reason or another. So today’s just another day for us. No special plans, nothing we had to do or places we had to be. (That’s a good thing in my book. 🙂 ) But lots of you do have traditional celebrations for holidays, and if you do, I for one am interesting in knowing what they are. Did you create a new tradition this weekend? Something you did which you enjoyed enough to want to do every year? Some food you threw on the grill which will become a staple of your backyard barbecue celebrations from now on?
As for grilling, I am of the belief nothing makes meat taste better than fire. I prefer charcoal grills to gas ones, but it’s hard to beat the convenience of gas. I like experimenting with different types of methods for using our grill, but alas, it’s not always something I get to do. Lazy and life often get in the way. This past year, it’s been both. and my focus has been on job hunting for many months, and that’s sort of a damper too. But we still enjoy our long weekends, which seems weird.
To those who work, I celebrate you today. Happy Labor Day, God bless you, and keep up the good work. Some of us out here envy you your jobs, and I hope you can not only appreciate having a day in your honor to celebrate you doing the job, but can appreciate the job itself, just having one, because it’s easy to take for granted.
Here’s hoping the work week ahead of you is easy and short!
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